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Slavery Unseen Symposium

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Thursday, March 29, 2018
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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Christopher Dunn; Sander L. Gilman; Farah Jasmine Griffin; Salamishah Tillet

Please join the Department of Romance Studies in welcoming Professors Christopher Dunn, Sander L. Gilman, Farah Jasmine Griffin and Salamishah Tillet for a symposium reflecting on Professor Lamonte Aidoo's new book: Slavery Unseen: Sex, Power and Violence in Brazilian History, out this spring with Duke University Press.
The talk will take place next Thursday, March 29 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. in the Holsti-Anderson Family Room (153) of the Rubenstein Library. A light reception will follow.
Christopher J. Dunn is a Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Tulane University.
Sander L. Gilman is a distinguished professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences as well as Professor of Psychiatry at Emory University.
Farah Jasmine Griffin is the William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African-American Studies at Columbia University.
Salamishah Tillet is the Robert S. Blank Presidential Professor of English and Africana Studies and a faculty member of the Alice Paul Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lamonte Aidoo is Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Romance Studies at Duke University.
Slavery Unseen: Sex, Power, and Violence in Brazilian History (Durham: Duke University Press, Latin America Otherwise Series, 2018)